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Woman among 6 detained in Nangarhar

Woman among 6 detained in Nangarhar

Sep 17, 2011 - 15:22

JALALABAD (PANinfo-icon): US troops arrested six people, including a woman, during a military operation in eastern Nangarhar province, residents and officials said on Saturday.

NATOinfo-icon-led troops detained a Talibaninfo-icon fighter, a woman and four other people during a raid on the house of Feroz in the Mimlai area of Khogyani district, resident Abdullah told Pajhwok Afghan News.

The detainees included Feroz, his injured wife, 70-years old uncle and two nephews, he said, adding he had no information about the arrested Taliban fighter.

Haji Muhammad Hasan, Khogyani district chief, said the soldiers took away four suspected militants. The woman, currently under treatment, would be released soon, he assured.

The NATO media office in the east confirmed the joint operation in Khogyani. Without giving details, it said the wounded woman had been taken for treatment.




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